Category Archives: Mobile Apps

A vintage find, delaying photo heavy posts, honoring Ansel Adams

As someone who loves photography, I also have a casual interest in vintage cameras. I don’t have a collection of them, but always wished I could find some small camera from the 1950s. During a recent visit with my best … Continue reading

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Upcoming posts, a new phone and travel apps

In my last post, I briefly mentioned the Chadds Ford Days event held during the weekend before last. As of now, I’m almost finished drafting a post for that and will also be working on one about the Chester County … Continue reading

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Gathering for Ireland trip info, meeting fellow travelers

One week into the current summer session, an important decision arose regarding the trip to Ireland. I would need to sign up for a second class in order to keep my financial aid. That, of course, was to cover the … Continue reading

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Digital camera and smart phone photography

Toward the end of the day in Ocean City, N.J., my phone’s battery was somewhere around 40 percent.  Back in the car and recharging it, I turned back to my DSLR camera for a few more shots.  My family and … Continue reading

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Outer Banks memories inspire future visits

Another season of beach travel is under way and reminds me of past summer trips to coastal areas.  One such favorite destination is the Outer Banks of North Carolina, although it’s been nine years since my last visit.  So, of … Continue reading

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Ready for a Bucks County excursion with area’s tourism app

Recently I wrote an article for my campus news, The Loquitur, on Visit Bucks County’s iPhone app.  I downloaded the app to get a feel for it prior to writing the article, which you can read here.  Such handy travel … Continue reading

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Experimenting with Instagram

Before I go on to writing about more travels, I thought I’d share one of the photos I took using Instagram.  With the different tints, borders and other effects, this is a really cool mobile app for photography. I only … Continue reading

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